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The Race for $1 Billion – An Interview with Robin L. Douglas

  With a voice in decisions relating to the competition for $1 billion in funding, Robin Lisa Douglas has become one of the most important professionals to know in the Mid-Hudson Valley region.  Governor Cuomo launched, this past summer, the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council – a key decision-making body encompassing a seven-coun

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Empowering the 99%: A Mission for Community Churches

  While the immortality of Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy was established decades ago, the recent ceremonies surrounding his memorial in Washington, D.C. can and should be more – more than a fleeting moment of national feel-good in the national conscious.  If we stay mindful of the agency of clerical leadership, if we follow and shape all t

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Mount Vernon High School Winter Sports Schedule

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Westchester Legislators Sworn In and Begin New Session

Jenkins and Williams Re-Elected to Leadership Posts. White Plains, NY – The Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL), including four new members, were sworn into office at a special ceremony tonight during its 2012 organizational meeting to mark the beginning of the 2012-2013 county legislative session. The ceremony, conducted in the BOL Ch

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Empowering the 99%: A Mission for Community Churches

While the immortality of Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy was established decades ago, the recent ceremonies surrounding his memorial in Washington, D.C. can and should be more – more than a fleeting moment of national feel-good in the national conscious.  If we stay mindful of the agency of clerical leadership, if we follow and shape all the m

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Name Calling Lowers Self-Esteem, Not Weight

  “Childhood obesity – and related health issues – is most definitely a scary problem,” says Kent State University’s Dr. Natalie Caine-Bish, “but the use of scare tactics and name-calling will not help children to get healthy and fit.” Instead, Dr. Caine-Bish offers a more supportive and motivational approach. 1. Parents need to b

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Clerk’s Office Receives State Grant to Reduce File Storage

Idoni Utilizes Grant to Eliminate Filing and Maintenance Costs of Inactive Files. WHITE PLAINS:   The Office of the Westchester County Clerk has been awarded a state grant that will eliminate the expense of storing large volumes of inactive records in offsite storage facilities.   The grant from the New York State Local Government Records Manage

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Astorino and Others to Formally Open "Heart Gallery" Wednesday

  Event at Yonkers’ Riverfront Library to draw attention to the need for adoptive and foster parents. The Heart Gallery, a traveling photographic exhibit created to find “forever families” for children in foster care, comes to Yonkers' Riverfront Library at Larkin Center on Wednesday. County Executive Robert P. Astorino and others will off

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Wartburg Cares! Palliative Care Seminar

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Westchester Legislators Welcome Citizen Assistance in County Budget Process

Targeting a Zero Percent Tax Increase for Westchester. White Plains, NY – The members of the Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) are ready to welcome, once again, citizen participation and assistance during the process to adopt a 2012 County budget that includes a zero percent increase in the County tax levy and protects the County’s

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An Interview with Mount Vernon Mayoral Candidate – Ernest D. Davis

Responding to comments regarding her artistic longevity, the legendary Aretha Franklin once was quoted as saying: “Don’t say Aretha is making a comeback because I’ve never been away!”  Boxing icon Muhammad Ali (who knew something about comebacks) stated that “a true champion never forgets a real defeat.”   After taking his lumps s

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MVToday Contributor G. Lamont Blackstone Wins Prestigious Award

2011 ICSC William M. Sulzbacher Award Recipient G. Lamont Blackstone G. Lamont Blackstone is the honored recipient of the ICSC William M. Sulzbacher Government Relations Leadership Award for 2011.  G. Lamont Blackstone is both a shopping center and economic development professional whose career encompasses accomplishments in government and the pr

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Mayor Young Endorses Davis, "We Are United"

  At a Fundraiser Dinner Buffet, Clinton Young, Mayor of Mount Vernon, made it clear that he is on the Democratic team to get Ernie Davis reelected. The well attended fundraiser was held on October 12, 2011, at the V.I.P. Club in New Rochelle, NY. Attendees were very pleased and encouraged to see and hear the firm commitments given by all the s

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Dem Leaders of Westchester Board: “We Will Not Sue the City of Rye”

White Plains, NY – The Democratic leaders of the Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) announced today that they will not push forward any lawsuits against the City of Rye in the municipality’s quest to garner property taxes from the Pier Restaurant and Tiki Bar, a privately owned and operated business within Playland.The City of Rye is

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Citibank, Community Capital and Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce help Entrepreneurs Launch and Grow Small Businesses

First Step: A Business Plan Writing Class Mount Vernon, NY — Community Capital, a not for profit agency with offices in Hawthorne, Poughkeepsie and New Windsor, is partnering with Citibank and the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce to provide an 18-hour Business Plan Writing Class targeting entrepreneurs in Mount Vernon and surrounding communitie

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Appreciating Our Women

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Name Calling Lowers Self-Esteem, Not Weight

Name Calling Lowers Self-Esteem, Not Weight   “Childhood obesity – a

Message from Capt Dennis Muhammad, Peacekeepers Founder

Message from Capt Dennis Muhammad, Peacekeepe Greetings Peacekeepers I wo

Wartburg Cares! Palliative Care Seminar

Wartburg Cares! Palliative Care Seminar

Reminder: Mount Vernon Gospel Knights Winter Concert TONIGHT @ 7

Reminder: Mount Vernon Gospel Knights Winter         We would l

MVToday Contributor G. Lamont Blackstone Wins Prestigious Award

MVToday Contributor G. Lamont Blackstone Wins 2011 ICSC William M. Sulzbache

Memory Care Fair at The Wartburg

Memory Care Fair at The Wartburg In recognition of Alzheimer’

Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Joins Brazilian Consulate for Community Health Event

Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Joins Mount Vernon Neighborhood Heal

Citibank, Community Capital and Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce help Entrepreneurs Launch and Grow Small Businesses

Citibank, Community Capital and Mount Vernon First Step: A Business Plan Wr

Denzel Washington to host 100 Year Anniversary Boys and Girls Club of Mount Vernon Gala

Denzel Washington to host 100 Year Anniversar AWARD-WINNING ACTOR DENZEL WAS